AKC National Agility
ChampionshipEleven new AKC® National Agility Champions were crowned at
the 2010 AKC National Agility Championship sponsored by LubriSyn CA
and J&J Dog Supplies, held in Tulsa, Okla. The American
Kennel Club® event brought together nearly 1,000 dogs from across
the country to compete for the titles of AKC National Agility
Champion and AKC Preferred National Agility Champion. One dog and
handler team was crowned in each jump height category in both the
regular and preferred competitions.
The AKC National Agility Championship demonstrates the highest level
of training and teamwork between dog and handler and is the
culmination of thousands of trials held throughout the year. Dogs
had to qualify at the highest levels of competition in order to
"We are pleased to congratulate the 2010 National Agility
Championship winners," said Andy Hartman, AKC Director of Agility.
"Bringing this event back to Tulsa was a thrill and we enjoyed the
hospitality of the city and its spectators who cheered on our
competitors, creating a contagious enthusiasm that helped the dog
and handler teams perform at the top of their game."
Agility events allow dogs to demonstrate their athleticism and
versatility by racing against the clock and overcoming a challenging
course of different obstacles. Success requires proper training, as
it is a sport of physical skill, control, patience and – most
importantly – teamwork between handler and dog.
2010 AKC National Agility Championship Winners
8" Regular - Johanna Ammentorp and Toy Fox Terrier Blink.
12" Regular - Marcy Mantell and Shetland Sheepdog Wave.
16" Regular - Angie Benacquisto and Rat Terrier Dylan, time 30.24.
20" Regular - Rosanne Demascio & BC Drifter, time 29.39
24" Regular - Jackie Bludworth & BC Pete, time 32.18
26" Regular - Daisy Peel and BC Solar, time 29.43
4" Preferred - Nancy Lewis & Poodle Frazzle, time 44.29
12" Preferred - Megan Magnant and BC Roxy , time 38.29
16" Preferred - Naci Berkoz & Australian Shepherd Rusty
20" Preferred - Elizabeth Armstrong & BC Rig, time 34.14